I suppose it’s pretty well established that I’m loving Bordeaux. Well, Talence and Bordeaux. I’ve been to the city a few times, as it’s only a short tram ride away, and I am loving exploring my new city. My friend Jennifer whom I met at my bloggers luncheon back in October lives in another area that neighbors Bordeaux and is also on my same tram line, coincidentally. She was kind enough to show me around Bordeaux (the city, that is) last week and we enjoyed a lovely lunch (where we learned that caviar d’avocat is what we know as guacamole! This was a good find, people.
I had taken my good* camera out with me that day, but I still need to get back in better practice so those pictures will be coming shortly. In the meantime, check out our apartment! I’m loving it. And not that I’ll be using it in the BDX humid weather, but I have an oven, people. It holds temperature to whatever I set it and it has a broiler….sigh. It’s practically luxurious. And our hosts were kind enough to leave us a bottle of wine to enjoy while here. So nice!!
Photos courtesy of the Airbnb listing. Kudos to our hosts/landlords for taking the time to stage the house for the photo session.
I wish Dave’s program was flip-flopped and we had nine months here and one in Montpellier, rather than the other way around. Oh well.
In other news, I’m off to continue my adventures in teaching myself Italian. I will need it about a month from now!